A 50 sen 1969 Security Edge coin will be one of the highlights in Malaysia Numismatic Society Auction MNS No.158 that will be held on 22nd December 2013 at Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Muzium Negara, Jalan Petalawati, 50480 Kuala Lumpur around 9am. Everyone are invited to join and watch the MNS auction.
The 50 sen 1969 SE is not graded by any third party grading (NGC or PCGS) and graded by MNS as a AU/UNC with a starting bid price at RM1,200. Will there be another new record breaking for the Most Expensive Malaysia coin?
A record for The Most Expensive Malaysia circulation coins sold in Auction hold by a 1969 50 sen Milled edge coin sold for SGD4012 or RM10,253 (including buyer premium) in Numismatic Society Asia (NSA) Auction at Landmark Village Hotel, Singapore on 19 October 2013.
Previously, the record held by a 1 sen 1976 copper sold in an auction by Monetarium Singapore for SGD2,600 (Excluding buyer premium & charges). The rare 1 sen 1976 Copper graded By Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) as Bronze: 1-Sen 1976 (KM1) PCGS MS65 RD.1 sen 1976 PCGS MS 65 RD Sold SGD2,600.
290 lot of Coins, Coincards, Exonumia and Banknotes will be Auction in MNS158 Auction on 22nd December 2013. The auction normally start at 10.00am and viewing of the lots will start at 9.30am on the same day. Only members are allowed to participate in the auction. For more information and complete list of items that will be in the auction, you can visit Sifu Dickson Niew blog; Niewmismatic error coin. He is a MNS committee member and he normally post about the item that will be on auction and any info related to MNS.
On 6 December 2013, a 1610 Saxon 20 ducat Prince-Elector Christian II gold coin sold for 6.5 million Czech Republic Koruna (USD324,238) excluding buyer premium and charges. The very rare and well preserved gold coin has broken the record for the Most Expensive Czech Republic coin. The old record belong to a Russian rouble of Empress Anna, from 1730, which was sold for 5.5 million Czech Republic Koruna, including the auction surcharge.
The Prince-Elector Christian II gold coin auction by Aurea Numismatika auction in their 52 auction: Coins, Medal, Paper Money, Decoration.
Today's auction offered an exceptional collection of mainly Ducate coins.
"Above all, I must mention the two 10 Ducates of the [Czech early 17th-century] 'Winter King' Friedrich of Westphalia and of the Duke of Wallenstein, sold for 4.05 and 2.6 million Kč, respectively. The last coin that was sold for a million crowns today was the very rare Prague tolar of [Habsburg Emperor and King of Bohemia] Ferdinand II from 1630," Vesely said.
He said many other coins were auctioned for hundreds of thousands of crowns apiece.
On Dec. 8, Auera Numismatica will offer an auction of a unique collection of Russian banknotes from the Czarist Russia.
"Record sales can be expected again in view of the quality of the collection which is unparalleled with all what has appeared at world auctions so far," Veselý said.
The Royal Mint has announces their coin designs for 2014, featuring themes as diverse as sport, maritime heritage, royal history, and the start of a major military story, it is likely to be another landmark year for this 1,000 year-old organisation in its celebration of British heritage. The coins will be featured in The Royal Mint’s annual sets, forming a snapshot of Britain today and a lasting reminder of 2014. The obverse of each coin carries the current portrait of Her Majesty The Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.
The 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne 2014 UK £5 coin
Queen Anne died the last Stuart Queen in 1714, and was known as the monarch in whose reign the political union of England and Wales with Scotland took place. Her life is commemorated with a £5 coin designed by sculptor Mark Richards FRBS marking the 300th anniversary of her death, her portrait styled as an eighteenth-century miniature surrounded by an elaborate frame that incorporates her 1707 Royal Arms.
100th Anniversary of the First World War - Outbreak 2014 UK £2 coin
In 2014 Britain will remember the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. The Royal Mint, maker of medals for military campaigns since 1815 including those for the ‘Great War’, embarks on a five-year commemoration of the emotive wartime journey from outbreak to armistice, starting with a £2 coin bearing sculptor John Bergdahl’s powerful likeness of the instantly recognisable call to arms by Lord Kitchener.
The 500th Anniversary of Trinity House 2014 UK £2 coin
The lighthouses and pilot ships of Trinity House have safeguarded the coastal waters of Britain for over 500 years since being granted a Royal Charter by Henry VIII in 1514. Iconic to the public, and essential to the mariner, they are an integral part of the United Kingdom’s identity and economy. The safe passage of seafarers is as important as ever today, with around 95% of the UK’s imported goods arriving by sea, and nearly 1 million amateur sailors taking to the water each year. The Royal Mint’s Trinity House £2 coin, designed by Joe Whitlock-Blundell and David Eccles, captures the spirit of Trinity House with an image of a lighthouse lens, the enduring symbol of safety on the seas.
The Floral 2014 UK £1 coin Scotland and Northern Ireland
2013 saw the start of a £1 coin series celebrating the floral emblems of the British Isles. Designed by Timothy Noad, the collection started with coins featuring the national flowers of England and Wales, and continues in 2014 with the flora of Northern Ireland and Scotland. The shamrock and flax plant adorn the £1 of Northern Ireland, the latter representing the region’s linen-rich history, whilst the familiar thistle and the classic bluebell are portrayed on the Scottish £1 coin.
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games UK 50p coin
The 20th Commonwealth Games will see thousands of athletes competing in 17 sports from hockey to lawn bowls across 11 days in one city: Glasgow. Designers Alex Loudon and Dan Flashman took two of the most iconic sports – athletics and cycling – and added the Saltire of Scotland and lettering inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh to create a dynamic design for the 2014 50p piece.